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Bacon meets shrimp in this creamy pasta dish featuring plenty of broccoli, corn, and Italian herbs for a satisfying weeknight dinner complete with every food group!


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15 mins
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8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
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  • Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 7 minutes. Add broccoli and corn; cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

  • Stir chicken bouillon, basil, oregano, and thyme into the skillet. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 2 minutes. Add mixed greens, 2 tablespoons butter, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 5 minutes more. Turn off heat and set aside.

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes.

  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in another large pan over medium-high heat. Season shrimp with salt and pepper; place into the hot pan. Cook until starting to turn pink, about 30 seconds. Add garlic. Cook and stir until shrimp is opaque, 3 to 5 minutes more.

  • Drain linguine, without rinsing. Return pasta to the pot and leave the heat on medium-low. Add cream cheese and stir until melted. Add half-and-half and the remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Let simmer while stirring for 1 minute. Toss in the bacon mixture and shrimp until combined. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute baby spinach for the mixed salad greens if you like.

Spaghettini would also work in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

486 calories; protein 20.2g; carbohydrates 47.9g; fat 24.9g; cholesterol 108.4mg; sodium 518.9mg. Full Nutrition